- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 26, 1993
Time: 13:00
Location: Aurangabad, India
Operator: Indian Airlines
Flight #: 491
Route: Aurangabad - Bombay
AC Type: Boeing B-737-2A8
Registration: VT-ECQ
cn / ln: 20961/375
Aboard: 118   (passengers:112  crew:6)
Fatalities: 56   (passengers:52  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: During take off, the aircraft failed to climb and struck a vehicle on a public road just beyond the end of the runway. The aircraft was substantially damaged and the pilot elected to carry out a forced landing. During the attempted landing, the aircraft struck powerlines, crashed and burned.
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